Hon. Doris Ling-Cohan ’79 is a sitting judge on the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Term, First Department. She is the first woman of Asian descent to be appointed to an appellate panel in New York State. Before becoming a judge, she worked in the New York State Attorney General’s consumer fraud protection unit and has also served as an attorney for various New York Legal Services agencies representing indigent people. She earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Brooklyn College and a JD from NYU School of Law.